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Brock Holt first with postseason cycle, Red Sox rout Yankees 16-1

Brock Holt put the finishing touch on Boston’s blowout by etching his name in the record book. The part-time utilityman became the first player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game and the Red Sox routed the New York Yankees 16-1 on Monday night, grabbing a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five American League Division Series.

Manny Machado, Dodgers finish off ‘Baby Braves’ in NLDS with 6-2 win

Manny Machado hit an RBI double and three-run homer, David Freese came through again in the postseason and the Los Angeles Dodgers advanced to the National League Championship Series for the third year in a row, eliminating the Atlanta Braves with a 6-2 victory on Monday.

October orbit: Astros advance with 11-3 win, sweep of Indians

The defending World Series champion Houston Astros advanced to the American League Championship Series for the second straight year, completing a division-round sweep of Cleveland on Monday with an 11-3 lashing in Game 3 helped by two key throwing errors from Indians reliever Trevor Bauer.

Red Sox beat Astros 10-3, avoid elimination in ALDS Game 3

BOSTON – Hanley Ramirez waved a “Believe in Boston” flag during pregame introductions, drawing cheers from a Fenway Park crowd fearful of a second straight postseason sweep. Then he gave the Red Sox exactly what they wished for: more October baseball.

Cleveland Indians open ALDS with shutout of New York Yankees

Trevor Bauer chopped slugger Aaron Judge and New York’s other big bats down to size, and Jay Bruce drove in three runs as the Cleveland Indians began chasing their first World Series title in 69 years with a 4-0 win over the Yankees on the Thursday night in the opener of the A.L. Division Series.

Old Las Vegas pals Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant face off in NLDS

Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant – childhood pals in Las Vegas and the past two N.L. MVPs – chatted and shared a laugh between their teams’ workouts Thursday ahead of the N.L. Division Series between the Nationals and the Cubs.

Cleveland Indians on verge of sweeping Red Sox, Ortiz

The protective plastic sheeting from Toronto’s end-of-season celebration was still covering the lights in the visitor’s clubhouse at Boston’s Fenway Park on Saturday. No reason to take it down. They might need it again pretty soon.

Cardinals stun Dodgers with big rally

Matt Carpenter hit a go-ahead, three-run double in an eight-run seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for a 10-9 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a fiery N.L. Division Series opener Friday.

Dodgers in NLCS

LOS ANGELES – Juan Uribe hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning after Clayton Kershaw started on short rest for the Dodgers in a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night, sending Los Angeles into the National League championship series for the first time since 2009. Carl Crawford homered his first two times up for the Dodgers, who won the best-of-five division series 3-1. It was the latest October flop for Atlanta, which hasn’t won a postseason series since 2001.

Uribe sends Dodgers to NLCS

Juan Uribe hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 to advance to the NLCS for the first time in four seasons.